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Headword: *kunhdo/n
Adler number: kappa,2705
Translated headword: dog-fashion
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] like a dog.[1]
"Having become vexed and, dog-fashion, full of anger, she breathed into the limb with her teeth and then made him lame, blameless though he was".[2]
Greek Original:
*kunhdo/n: w(s ku/wn. h( de\ a)ganakth/sasa kai\ kunhdo\n u(poplhsqei=sa tou= qumou=, toi=s o)dou=sin e)mfu=sa ei)s to\ ske/los, ei)=ta mhde\n a)dikou=nta xwlo\n ei)rga/sato.
For a transferred sense of this adverb, see kappa 2704.
[1] From the scholia on Aristophanes, Clouds 491, where the headword appears (Strepsiades: "am I to feed on wisdom dog-fashion?"): web address 1.
[2] The quotation is not identified by Adler, but it is Aelian fr. 95b Domingo-Forasté (part of 92 Hercher), following on from what has appeared at delta 814, q.v. ("With" her teeth presumably means "through" them.)
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; medicine; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 28 July 2001@09:22:58.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link) on 29 July 2001@19:44:11.
David Whitehead (modified n.2) on 25 June 2004@08:25:12.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 3 July 2012@04:53:00.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link, updated reference, added a keyword) on 3 November 2012@02:27:18.
David Whitehead on 21 March 2013@06:49:15.


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